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Moore, Whalen lead Lynx to win over Shock

TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Tulsa is quickly becoming a home away from home for the Minnesota Lynx. Maya Moore scored 33 points and Lindsay Whalen fell a rebound short of a triple double to help the Lynx hold off the Tulsa Shock for a 91-85 victory Thursday night. The victory was the ninth straight road win for Minnesota (15-6) in Tulsa. The Shock's last home win against the Lynx was...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Moore's big night guides Lynx past Sparks

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Maya Moore scored 16 of her 30 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an 82-72 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Tuesday night. Lindsay Whalen added 16 points for Minnesota (14-6), which improved to 8-1 at home. Jantel Lavender scored 17 points and Candace Parker added 16 for Los Angeles (7-11), which closed the third quarter with a 9...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Whalen leads Lynx to 91-84 win over Stars

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- With the Minnesota Lynx missing one of their three Olympians, Monica Wright made sure they never missed a beat. Wright hit two early 3-pointers and finished with a season-high 17 points as the Lynx beat the San Antonio Stars 91-84 on Thursday night. Seimone Augustus missed her second straight game with bursitis in her left knee, so Wright stepped into the starting...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Lynx turn tables on Storm with win in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Janel McCarville scored a season-high 22 points and the short-handed Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 74-69 Sunday night. Maya Moore added 14 points for the Lynx (12-5), who have won three of four. Devereaux Peters had 12 points and Lindsay Whalen scored 10. Seimone Augustus, Minnesota's second leading scorer at 17.2 points per game, missed the game due...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Augustus leads Lynx to victory over Sparks

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Seimone Augustus scored 26 points, Maya Moore and Damiris Dantas both had double-doubles, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Los Angeles Sparks 85-72 on Sunday. Lindsay Whalen added 19 points and Janel McCarville scored 11 to give the Lynx (8-1) five players in double figures. Dantas had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Moore had 12 points and 13 rebounds as Minnesota...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx's Whalen named West player of the week

MINNEAPOLIS -- Better make it two. Lindsay Whalen became the second consecutive Lynx player to win the WNBA's Western Conference player of the week award after leading Minnesota to a 7-0 start, the fourth-best season commencement in league history. After the first week of the season, teammate Maya Moore received the same award. Whalen, the team's veteran point guard, ranks...
Via Fox Sports North
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Moore leads unbeaten Lynx to win over Stars

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Maya Moore had 26 points and had nine rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the San Antonio Stars 88-72 on Friday night to improve to 6-0. Lindsay Whalen added 19 points, and Damiris Dantas had 17 for the defending WNBA champion Lynx (6-0), the lone unbeaten team in the league. Jia Perkins scored 15 points, and Danielle Adams and Danielle Robinson each had 11 for...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindsey Moore needs to make 'great jump' for Lynx this year

MINNEAPOLIS -- It's hard to imagine one of Minnesota's most celebrated athletes appearing lost in the moment. But even in steering the Connecticut Sun to the WNBA Finals her rookie year in 2004, former Gopher great-turned WNBA champ-turned Olympic gold medalist Lindsay Whalen found herself wide-eyed at times. "Looking back on that now, I probably drove coach (Mike) Thibault...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx prepare for WNBA Draft

MINNEAPOLIS -- Returning the core of a team that strung together one of the most dominant runs in WNBA history, the Lynx aren't in dire need of much restocking. But they can add some auxiliary help in Monday night's WNBA Draft. Minnesota has four picks in the three-round affair, which begins at 7 p.m. The Lynx will pick 12th overall with their only first-round selection,...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx re-sign center McCarville

MINNEAPOLIS -- Given the fact she helped push the Lynx back over the WNBA Finals hump and re-endeared herself to Minnesota basketball fans in the process, it's safe to say the Janel McCarville experiment worked well last season. As of Thursday, it's set to continue for a while. The Lynx announced they've re-signed McCarville to a multiyear extension. They took a chance...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx, fans gather to celebrate one last time at Target Center

MINNEAPOLIS -- Long after fans filed out of the Target Center and crews began tearing down the giant video screen and catwalk inside Monday, most of the Lynx's players, coaches and staff remained. They weren't quite ready to close this chapter. That glistening silver trophy shifted from player to player once more. Team staffers and players posed together for pictures. One...
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October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx, fans gather to celebrate one last time at Target Center

MINNEAPOLIS -- Long after fans filed out of the Target Center and crews began tearing down the giant video screen and catwalk inside Monday, most of the Lynx's players, coaches and staff remained. They weren't quite ready to close this chapter. That glistening silver trophy shifted from player to player once more. Team staffers and players posed together for pictures. One...
Via Fox Sports North
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx still savoring WNBA championship a day later

MINNEAPOLIS -- It dawned on Cheryl Reeve the afternoon of Wednesday, June 19 as she sat alone in a Phoenix, Ariz. restaurant. While the Lynx coach carried out her mostly solitary pregame routine -- one that's likely more meticulous than some of her players' -- it washed over her, almost overwhelmingly so. "I remember sitting at dinner," she said Friday, "...
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October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx still savoring WNBA championship a day later

MINNEAPOLIS -- It dawned on Cheryl Reeve the afternoon of Wednesday, June 19 as she sat alone in a Phoenix, Ariz. restaurant. While the Lynx coach carried out her mostly solitary pregame routine -- one that's likely more meticulous than some of her players' -- it washed over her, almost overwhelmingly so. "I remember sitting at dinner," she said Friday, "...
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October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx shoot lights out to dim Dream's Finals hopes

MINNEAPOLIS -- This no longer feels like a series. Somewhere after the first few seconds Tuesday night at the Target Center, the 2013 WNBA Finals shifted to, more than anything else, a wide-ranging imposition of will. It's not over -- far from it, Lynx and Dream players want you to believe -- yet Minnesota couldn't fly down to Georgia on Wednesday with a more convincing...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx shoot lights out to dim Dream's Finals hopes

MINNEAPOLIS -- This no longer feels like a series. Somewhere after the first few seconds Tuesday night at the Target Center, the 2013 WNBA Finals shifted to, more than anything else, a wide-ranging imposition of will. It's not over -- far from it, Lynx and Dream players want you to believe -- yet Minnesota couldn't fly down to Georgia on Wednesday with a more convincing...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx shoot lights out to dim Dream's Finals hopes

MINNEAPOLIS -- This no longer feels like a series. Somewhere after the first few seconds Tuesday night at the Target Center, the 2013 WNBA Finals shifted to, more than anything else, a wide-ranging imposition of will. It's not over -- far from it, Lynx and Dream players want you to believe -- yet Minnesota couldn't fly down to Georgia on Wednesday with a more convincing...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx one win away from championship

Seimone Augustus scored 20 points and Lindsay Whalen had 14 points and five assists to push the Minnesota Lynx to the brink of their second title in three seasons with an 88-63 victory over the Atlanta Dream in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals on Tuesday night. Rebekkah Brunson had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Maya Moore chipped in 14 points and eight boards for the Lynx, who lead the...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx one win away from championship

Seimone Augustus scored 20 points and Lindsay Whalen had 14 points and five assists to push the Minnesota Lynx to the brink of their second title in three seasons with an 88-63 victory over the Atlanta Dream in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals on Tuesday night. Rebekkah Brunson had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Maya Moore chipped in 14 points and eight boards for the Lynx, who lead the...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx blast Dream 88-63; 1 win from title

Seimone Augustus scored 20 points and Lindsay Whalen had 14 points and five assists to push the Minnesota Lynx to the brink of their second title in three seasons with an 88-63 victory over the Atlanta Dream in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals on Tuesday night. Rebekkah Brunson had 12 points and 10 rebounds and Maya Moore chipped in 14 points and eight boards for the Lynx, who lead the...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Chemistry class: Lynx form tight bond on, off the court

MINNEAPOLIS -- A few scrolls through Janel McCarville's Twitter timeline tell the story best. There's Lindsay Whalen sitting on an airplane, the seat next to her occupied by a snoozing, full-figured male stranger. There's Seimone Augustus' locker, covered in pale yellow sticky notes. And there's a screen grab of the Minnesota Lynx's four representatives at...
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October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Chemistry class: Lynx form tight bond on, off the court

MINNEAPOLIS -- A few scrolls through Janel McCarville's Twitter timeline tell the story best. There's Lindsay Whalen sitting on an airplane, the seat next to her occupied by a snoozing, full-figured male stranger. There's Seimone Augustus' locker, covered in pale yellow sticky notes. And there's a screen grab of the Minnesota Lynx's four representatives at...
Via Fox Sports North
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx lock up Mercury and stand one game from finals

MINNEAPOLIS -- Some nights, it's been Maya Moore. Others, Seimone Augustus. Lindsay Whalen claimed her fair share of the spotlight this season, too. But when each member of the Minnesota Lynx's top triumvirate has an equal hand in smacking an aspiring adversary in the mouth, it leaves a lasting, insurmountable mark. What better time to do so than Thursday night in front...
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September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx lock up Mercury and stand one game from finals

MINNEAPOLIS -- Some nights, it's been Maya Moore. Others, Seimone Augustus. Lindsay Whalen claimed her fair share of the spotlight this season, too. But when each member of the Minnesota Lynx's top triumvirate has an equal hand in smacking an aspiring adversary in the mouth, it leaves a lasting, insurmountable mark. What better time to do so than Thursday night in front...
Via Fox Sports North
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Lynx gang up on Mercury for 85-62 win

Lindsay Whalen and Maya Moore scored 20 points apiece and Seimone Augustus added 18 to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an 85-62 win in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals on Thursday night. Diana Taurasi scored 15 and Brittney Griner had 13 points and six rebounds for the Mercury, who now face a must-win situation in Game 2 in Phoenix on Sunday. Both teams started out cold on, but...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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